Personal Renewal

November 11, 2018

I’m sick of volunteering (and so are most moms)

You are asked to chair your son’s school library fundraiser for the third year in a row. The principal tells you that no other mother is […]
January 2, 2012

New Year’s Resolutions for Working Moms

I’m not real big on making New Year’s resolutions any more but  for those who are still searching for something to resolve in the new year, I […]
September 30, 2011

What Your Jealousy is Really Telling You

Last weekend I watched the hilarious comedy Bridesmaids.  Besides being a side-splittingly funny view of two best friends’ (one the bride and the other the maid […]
June 28, 2011

Avoid Volunteer Burnout

This is one of my favorite posts from late last year that I’m re-posting while I’m on vacation. I hope you enjoy it. You are asked […]
June 14, 2011

Reflections of a Recovering Good Girl

Hi, my name is Portia and I am a recovering good girl. I think as the oldest of three children I came to my good girl […]
May 13, 2011

This weekend why don’t you…

…make Ina Garten’s fabulous Real Spaghetti and Meatballs for Sunday dinner? …order these hearty, fragrant roses from Jackson and Perkins for the garden or patio planters? […]
March 9, 2011

Spring Cleaning from the Inside Out

I love everything about Spring. The cool crisp air, the gorgeous blooming trees and flowers and the longer days. Spring is when I do my annual […]
February 13, 2011

Love Your Heart.

What is the number one killer of women? You may be surprised to know that it’s not cancer but heart disease. The American Heart Association estimates […]
February 9, 2011

Save Your Sanity. Tap Into Your Higher Power.

Recently, I was privileged to talk to my friend and fellow blogger, Tracey Hughes about faith and spirituality for the busy woman. She authors a terrific […]